By Kraig W. McNutt
What are Ewing¶s enlistment details?
He enlisted on May 1, 186
as a 1
Sergeant. He was aresident of Haubstadt, Indiana, mustering in toCompany C, 63
Indiana Infantry at age
.A total of 98 men enlisted from Haubstadt duringthe war.
9 would return.Ewing resigned for disability on April 6, 186
. He sawthree promotions during the war, eventually makingCaptain (10/1/64, Co I).Haubstadt is part of Gibson County, Indiana. It is just
miles due north of Evansville, Indiana.
Who was Addison Lee Ewing?
It appears Lee Ewings father originally settled inwhat was called Haub Station. By 186
Ewing was aliterate
year old Hoosier who apparently earneda pre-war living by teaching. He was a youngmarried man (m. 1860) with a little boy of 1 year oldin 186
. Lee was devoted to his wife Mary and theyshared a common bond in the Presbyterian church.They had a nice home and farm in Haubstadt. Itappears that Marys mother and father lived in the same property in 1864.